News & Events

"Untouchable" Film Screening

The LSU Ethics Institute will screen the documentary Untouchable on Tuesday, November 9th from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. The screening and discussion will be held both in person in Coates 143 and over Zoom.

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Ethics Institute Spring Summit: Institutional Courage

Our spring summit will address Institutional Courage. Join us for a panel of LSU faculty members, a Q&A, and keynote by Dr. Jennifer Freyd.

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"Reconsecrating Urban Space: Lessons from Renaming New Orleans Streets" Roundtable

Please join the LSU Ethics Institute for a roundtable discussion from Thomas Adams and Sue Mobley on "Reconsecrating Urban Space: Lessons from Renaming New Orleans Streets."

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"Monuments and the Future" Lecture

On Thursday, March 11th, join the Ethics Institute for a lecture by Dr. C. Thi Nguyen, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Utah.

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"Mossville: When Great Trees Fall" Documentary Screening

The LSU Ethics Institute invites you to a screening of the documentary film "Mossville: When Great Trees Fall."

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Education, Incarceration, and Reform: Two Talks by Dr. Jennifer Lackey

Dr. Jennifer Lackey of Northwestern University will be presenting two talks on Education, Incarceration, and Reform, sponsored by the LSU Ethics Institute.

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Recap: College Behind Bars Screening

A short recap of the Ethics Institute's latest event, a screening of "College Behind Bars."

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"College Behind Bars" Screening [Rescheduled]

Event Description: College Behind Bars raises a number of ethical questions about both higher education and incarceration in the United States. Who in the United States has access to educational opportunity and higher education? In what ways is the answer to this question connected to mass incarceration in the United States? Is public resistance to state funded higher education for incarcerated people justified? What is the purpose of prisons? If the United States prison system is meant to be a "corrections" system, what role ought "rehabilitation" play in that system? What is rehabilitation, and what role can or should higher education play in it?

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2020 Inspire Award Winners

The LSU Ethics Institute Inspire Award for Exemplary Ethical Action recognizes students who help another individual or group, stand up for a cause or belief, or otherwise exhibit extraordinary ethical leadership. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, two undergraduate students have particularly stood out for stepping up and using their skills and knowledge to provide crucial help to their community.

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2020 Winner of the Professor Cecil L. Eubanks Award for the Study of Ethics

We are pleased to announce that Sebastian Brumfield Mejía is this year's winner of the Professor Cecil L. Eubanks Award for the Study of Ethics. This annual award recognizes excellence in undergraduate research in ethics.

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